GrowthCap is pleased to announce the most recent cohort of growth equity firms awarded Best Growth Investment Firm. These firms were selected based on a thorough evaluation of the firm, its track record, caliber and tenure of key partners, team structure, value creation capabilities, and firm momentum, among other factors. Our evaluation involved reviewing feedback provided by firm colleagues, peers, and portfolio company CEOs.
These awardees join the Top 25 Growth Equity Firms announced earlier this year in attaining the Best Growth Investment Firm designation. Please join us in congratulating Summit Partners, H.I.G. Growth Partners, Volition Capital, and Edison Partners.
The previously announced Top 25 Growth Equity Firms for 2022 are: Insight Partners, TA Associates, TPG Growth, Blackstone Growth, KKR, Great Hill Partners, Sixth Street Growth, Silversmith Capital Partners, Sageview Capital, Oak Hill Capital, Vista Equity Partners, Accel-KKR, TCV, PSG, JMI Equity, Battery Ventures, Kayne Partners, Norwest, Mainsail Partners, Five Elms Capital, Left Lane Capital, Updata Partners, Long Ridge Equity Partners, Level Equity, and Brighton Park Capital.
Summit Partners is a global alternative investment firm with capital dedicated to growth equity, fixed income, and public equity opportunities. Since the firm’s founding in 1984, the Summit team has invested in more than 550 companies across growth sectors of the economy, including technology, healthcare, e-commerce, consumer, financial services and other growth industries. Summit’s deep experience, long-standing focus on growth investing, and commitment to innovation helps the team bring a growth-focused perspective to the companies and teams with which the firm partners.
As active board members and through dedicated, purpose-built value enhancement teams, Summit offers on-demand, strategic support to portfolio company leaders focused on areas critical to accelerating and promoting long-term growth, including revenue optimization, growth marketing, human capital strategy and talent acquisition, capital markets, and technology and data science. Summit maintains offices in North America and Europe and invests in companies around the world.
H.I.G. Growth Partners is the dedicated growth capital affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a global alternative investment firm founded in 1993 with $55 billion of equity capital under management. Focusing on the small-cap and mid-cap segments of the market, H.I.G. Growth invests in growing, technology-oriented businesses across sectors including SaaS, cloud & data software, fintech, healthcare, and technology-enabled services. The firm makes both majority and minority investments throughout North America, Europe and Latin America.
H.I.G. Growth leverages the resources of the overall H.I.G. platform, including over 500 investment professionals, 18 office locations, and over 100 active portfolio companies. Its extensive network and resources include a portfolio operating team that creates value in partnership with portfolio companies, accelerating their growth in areas including talent, go-to-market, digital transformation, and FP&A.
“At H.I.G. Growth, our team focuses on partnering with innovative founders, entrepreneurs and leadership teams at technology-oriented businesses to create transformational change across industries. Unlike many growth equity firms, we can leverage the broad reach, scale and expertise from 30+ years of investing experience at H.I.G. Capital to be value-add partners, accelerate value creation and help our portfolio leaders scale. We’re thrilled to be recognized as one of GrowthCap’s Best Growth Investment Firms and look forward to continuing our partnership-oriented approach to help deliver outsized outcomes for our companies.”—Ross Hiatt and Scott Hilleboe, Managing Directors and Co-Heads, H.I.G. Growth Partners
Volition Capital is a Boston-based growth equity firm that principally invests in high-growth, founder-owned companies across the software, internet, and consumer sectors. Founded in 2010, Volition has over $1.7 billion in assets under management and has invested in and/or provided sub-advisory advice to more than 40 companies in the United States and Canada. The firm selectively partners with founders to help them achieve their fullest aspirations for their businesses.
Edison Partners is a leading growth equity firm providing the financial and intellectual capital that CEOs and their executive teams need to grow and scale their companies. The firm’s team brings more than 275 years of combined investing, operating and sector experience to each investment, accessible via the Edison Edge value creation platform, which is tailored to each business’ strategy, stage and operating needs. Edison targets high-growth financial technology, healthcare IT and vertical SaaS and marketplace companies located outside Silicon Valley. Edison Partners manages $1.6 billion in assets.
Our ranking table of Best Growth Investment Firms can be viewed here.
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